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Colombian Style Chicken Broth

September 13, 2023

by Sammi Lowe
Colombian Style Chicken Broth

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Author: Diego and Disney

Skill Level: Easy/Medium

Cuisine: Latin American

Servings: 4

Ingredients

Colombian Style Chicken Broth

  • 4 medium to large chicken drumsticks
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 5 cups of water or chicken broth
  • 1/2 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 8 to 10 potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 chicken bouillon cube
  • Salt to taste

This simple chicken broth recipe is a comforting staple in Colombian homes that is passed on through generations. The garlic, green onions, cumin and cilantro simmer with the potatoes and chicken to create a tasty recipe that is nourishing to both the soul and body.

How to Make Colombian Style Chicken Broth

Directions

  1. 1. Into a large pot, place the chicken, garlic, cumin, garlic powder, water or broth, green onions, and half of the cilantro.
  2. 2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 25 minutes.
  3. 3. Add potatoes and a chicken bouillon cube. Season with salt and cook for another 15 to 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender.
  4. 4. Remove cilantro and green onions from the pot. Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro and serve warm.

 

Serve with arepas – To make arepas, use a pre-cooked white cornmeal and follow the packet instructions.